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Projections: Restoring Our Communities

Projections | While we have reason for optimism in the coming year, we must continue to adapt our human resources strategy to nurture our school communities. From the January/February 2021 Net Assets magazine Jeffrey Shields, FASAE, CAE NBOA President and CEO I’m writing...


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What Independent Schools Can Expect from Biden’s First 100 Days in Office: HR Considerations

Human Resources | Reversals in regulations regarding non-legislative labor initiatives, including the joint employer rule and diversity training restrictions, are likely priorities. Article by Caryn Pass, Grace H. Lee, Janice Gregerson and Ashley Sykes, Venable LLP Independent...


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2021 NBOA Annual Meeting: People-First Strategy: Cynt Marshall

Leadership | When closing keynote speaker Cynt Marshall became CEO of the Dallas Mavericks, she used her deep HR experience to lead a complete transformation of the culture. Interview by Cecily Garber Cynt Marshall is CEO of the Dallas Mavericks basketball team. When hired in this...


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Strategies: Developing a Gender Diversity Policy

Human Resources | Engaging a local partner, the board and faculty resulted in a policy that increased inclusivity. Article by Carol Lerner, The Philadelphia School From the September/October 2020 Net Assets magazine Carol Lerner, The Philadelphia School During the...


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Handling Political Speech in the Workplace

Human Resources | The right to free speech does not extend to the private workplace, but understanding state and local laws can protect your school from legal risk and weather the upcoming political season. By Amber Stockham With the race for the presidency and contested Senate seats...


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Successfully Managing Remote Employees

Human Resources | Clear expectations and consistent communication can help schools improve remote employees' productivity and engagement. By Amber Stockham Well before the COVID-19 pandemic, working from home was a growing trend. Since 2017, more than 5% of Americans have worked from...


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Remote Hiring Considerations during COVID-19 Closures

Human Resources | On moving processes online, selecting software, setting expectations and creating equitable opportunities, and conveying community. The information in this article is accurate as of press time. However, as the situation surrounding COVID-19 continues to evolve, it's...


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Work-Life-Budget Balance: Millennial Benefits

Human Resources | Recruiting and retaining millennial employees may require new benefits and better work-life balance, but they can offer a fresh approach to school processes. Article by Katie Garcia, Chesapeake Bay Academy From the January/February 2020 NetAssets magazine ...


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Strategies: Developing an HR Bootcamp

Human Resources | Training administrators on hiring and performance management practices will protect your school from legal risk and improve the entire community. Article by Dawn Lewis, Episcopal School of Dallas From the January/February 2020 NetAssets magazine Feature...


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Strategies: Survey Says

Human Resources | Conducting a school-wide survey may help boost morale and retention if expectations are clear and employees feel heard. Article by Seymour Mintzer, Lake Highland Preparatory School From the September/October 2019 NetAssets magazine During summer 2018, the...